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  • blog May 4, 2016

    Concert Review: Ana Moura and Concha Buika

    Ana Moura, the Portuguese fadista, and the Spanish-born singer Concha Buika, known for coplas, flamenco and jazz, lead parallel musical lives. Both are mega-stars with strong roots in their individual musical traditions. Both have distinct voices that are constantly compared … Read more »

  • blog June 16, 2015

    Field Report: Cape Verde’s Atlantic Music Expo and Kriol Jazz Festival

    Bastiaan Springer is a producer for Radio 5 (Netherlands), and a world music journalist for FRoots, Songlines and MixedWorldMusic.com. Photos by José Sergio The Cape Verde archipelago of 10 islands and five islets, located some 500 km west of Senegal, … Read more »

  • blog October 14, 2014

    Simphiwe Dana: South African Rising Star

    Afropop Worldwide‘s Sean Barlow spoke to the critically acclaimed South African singer/songwriter Simphiwe Dana upon her arrival in New York to perform at the Apollo Theater on Oct. 11 as part of the Apollo’s Africa Now festival featuring South Africa. … Read more »

  • blog June 4, 2013

    Dancing in the streets of Cape Verde

    Lying a three and a half hour flight from Fortaleza (Brasil), six from Boston, and four from Lisbon, the beautiful Cape Verdean island of Santiago is more or less in the center of three continents. So, it was the perfect … Read more »

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